Situating Global Art

Topologies – Temporalities – Trajectories

Edited by Sarah Dornhof, Birgit Hopfener, Barbara Lutz, and Nanne Buurman

Transcript-Verlag

Situating Global Art

Pub Date: December 2016

ISBN: 9783837633979

340 Pages

Format: Paperback

List Price: $45.00

Situating Global Art

Topologies – Temporalities – Trajectories

Edited by Sarah Dornhof, Birgit Hopfener, Barbara Lutz, and Nanne Buurman

Transcript-Verlag

Since the early 1990s, the term "global art" has gone hand in hand with an expansion of the canon, while not always reflecting the plurality of art worlds. This volume interrogates the relationship between the increasing globalization of artistic discourse and the situatedness of its practices. Focusing on multiple recent practices of art, curating, historiography, and criticism, the contributions ask how contemporary forms of critique not only take into account new hegemonies and exclusions but also address transcultural entanglements in the arts. Thus, they challenge universalizing conceptions of art in the age of globalization.

About the Author

Sarah Dornhof is a postdoctoral fellow at Freie Universität Berlin, Germany.

Birgit Hopfener is a postdoctoral researcher in art history at Freie Universität Berlin, Germany.

Barbara Lutz is a doctoral candidate in the Faculty of Arts, Aesthetics and Cultural Studies at University of Hildesheim, Germany.

Nanne Buurman is a doctoral candidate in the International Research Training Group InterArt at Freie Universität Berlin, Germany.